Malayalam actor Dileep has been arrested on Monday in connection with the kidnap and sexual assault case of Malayali star actress in February. He is in custody of the special investigation team (SIT). He was taken for questioning in the morning and his arrest was based on probable evidence on his alleged involvement in the conspiracy. He is likely to be produced before the magistrate court on Tuesday.
Last week Police has questioned Dileep and the director Nadirsha for 13 hours in connection with probe. Subsequently, police had raided business premises of his wife Kavya Madhavan.
Following a written confession by the main accused Pulsar Soni, Dileep was interrogate by the police recently and according to the media reports, the police have proof of Dileep’s involvement in the case. Reports say that the police are also probing the involvement of Dileep’s wife and star heroine Kavya Madhavan in the case.
The actress was allegedly raped inside her moving car on 18th February, while she was headed for Kochi.
The Malayalam film fraternity reacted with shock as actor Dileep was taken into police custody.